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How to remove gum off the carpet

Updated on November 13, 2010

How to remove gum off the carpet

How to remove gum off the carpet

You have several options with professional products.

You can purchase these items at janitorial supply companies.

1: Gum removing solution in aerosol can.

Spray small amount over the gum.

It will freeze the gum to a hard piece of rubber and you can gently scrap it off with scraper.

Do not use a sharp knife on the carpet, you could cut into the carpet and damage the surface.

Use the dull edge scraper and gently scrape the hardened gum off the carpet from a corner.

You might have some residue of gum on the carpet.  Use a carpet spotter and spray over the area and gently scrub with microfiber or carpet brush and remove the residue.

Place a clean towel or microfiber towel over the cleaned area and step on to get the moisture out as much as you can.

Let the area dry for 1 to 2 hours.

2: Gum Gel.  Soft creamy professional product.

Pour small amount over the gum and it will soften the gum.

Remove the gum by using a dull edge scraper from a corner and remove as much as you can first.

Use a carpet spotter and spray over the residue and gently scrub with microfiber or carpet brush and remove the rest.

Place a clean towel or microfiber towel over the cleaned area and step on it to get the moisture out as much as you can.

Let the area dry for 1 to 2 hours.

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